TYPE: Annual or biennial depending on site conditions
HEIGHT: 4 - 24 inches
HABITAT: Dry grassland, forests, rocky areas
SEEDING RATE: 3 lbs per acre with approximately
800,000 seeds per lb
STRATIFICATION: Requires 90 days of cold
Thrives in the Willamette Valley of Oregon, with its 40” of yearly rain, to the high desert of Eastern Washington, Oregon, Idaho & Northern California, with often only 9” yearly. It rapidly spreads by producing an abundance of seeds. It is a host plant for the painted lady butterfly.
Planting instructions: For general ground prep (click here.) Plant no more than 1/4 inch deep.